• Glossy photos are of acceptable quality
  • Fairly compact when not in use


  • Slow speeds and unattractive prints
  • Uses a single tri-color catridge

At A Glance

The price is enticingly low, but print quality and performance are disappointing.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Lexmark Z735 offers 4800 x 1200 dpi print resolution on photo paper in best mode to produce photo-quality pictures. You can print borderless photos that look just like traditional photographs in a variety of sizes. You can also print at up to 15 ppm with Accu-feed paper handling to virtually eliminate paper jams. The Z735 offers space saving convenience and easy install with a small, compact design occupying less than 1 square foot and automated set up using the included Lexmark software. Also included is the Lexmark Photo Editor Software, which enables simple photo editing with onetouch red-eye removal and onetouch color fix. The Lexmark Z735 uses the specially designed #1 cartridge to produce brilliant photos, vibrant color graphics and text with a single technology-rich cartridge, eliminating the need for multiple cartridge swapping. In addition, with a larger swath and more nozzles than previous entry-level models, this printer features one of the fastest color speeds available in its class. The Z735 redefines ease-of-use and affordability for those who want a basic, easy-to-use printer with low-cost supplies.

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The Specs

Part Number 622567G
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646870009


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Poor
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 2.1   ppm
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Good
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Poor
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 35.94
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 66.87
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 170.95
Line Art Output Quality Poor
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.6
Color Photo (secs) 36.47
Color Output Quality Poor
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 280.26
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 170.95
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Poor
Color Photo, Normal Settings 36.47
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.4
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 122.85
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 82.58
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.4
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Poor

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